AK Steel Announces Price Increase For Carbon Steel Products

         AK Steel Announces Price Increase For Carbon Steel Products

PR Newswire

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2013

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Oct.1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said
today that it has increased current spot market base prices for all carbon
flat-rolled steel products. Effective immediately, the company will be
quoting the following minimum base prices for new orders:

Minimum Base Prices for New Orders

  oHot Rolled: $680 per ton
  oCold Rolled: $790 per ton
  oHot Dipped Galvanized: $810 per ton

AK Steel
AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels,
primarily for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, construction and
electrical power generation and distribution markets. The company employs
about 6,100 men and women in Middletown, Mansfield, Coshocton and Zanesville,
Ohio; Butler, Pennsylvania; Ashland, Kentucky; Rockport, Indiana; and its
corporate headquarters in West Chester, Ohio. Additional information about AK
Steel is available on the company's web site at www.aksteel.com.

AK Tube LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, employs about 300 men and
women in plants in Walbridge, Ohio and Columbus, Indiana. AK Tube produces
carbon and stainless electric resistance welded (ERW) tubular steel products
for truck, automotive and other markets. Additional information about AK Tube
LLC is available on its web site at www.aktube.com.

AK Coal Resources, Inc., another wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, produces
metallurgical coal from reserves in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. AK Steel
also owns 49.9% of Magnetation LLC, a joint venture headquartered in Grand
Rapids, Minnesota, which produces iron ore concentrate from previously mined
ore reserves.

SOURCE AK Steel

Website: http://www.aksteel.com
Contact: Media - Michael P. Wallner, General Manager, Communications and PR,
(513) 425-2688, or Investors - Roger K. Newport, Vice President, Finance and
Chief Financial Officer, (513) 425-5270
 
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